Coach Joel Bane joins the show and speaks candidly about his difficult youth and his military experience. He also shares technical mat advice from his diverse grappling background. Ryan and Joel also brainstorm ways to dominate the potato salad industry. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Origins
  • His military career
  • Growing up in a broken home
  • Ryan and Joel’s potato salad business idea
  • Being big as a kid
  • Coping with injuries and PTSD
  • Finding grappling
  • Dealing with haters
  • Unity among grapplers
  • Grappling history
  • Mat strategy
  • Ranking in Catch
  • Positions, transitions and submissions
  • Keeping technique pure
  • Advice for struggling students
  • The value of taking notes
  • The Pummel
  • Chaining take downs with ground attacks
  • Common pinning mistakes
  • 2020 Goals